Sort of a Place Like Home: Remembering the Moore River Native Settlement

Sort of a Place Like Home: Remembering the Moore River Native Settlement

by Susan Maushart
     
 
Drawing primarily on interviews with former students, but also on obscure documents, Maushart assembles a portrait of the Settlement in Western Australia that early in the 20th century served natives alternately as sanctuary, work camp, orphanage, and prison. An earlier edition was published in 1993 by Aboriginal Affairs Planning Authority in Western Australia.

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Drawing primarily on interviews with former students, but also on obscure documents, Maushart assembles a portrait of the Settlement in Western Australia that early in the 20th century served natives alternately as sanctuary, work camp, orphanage, and prison. An earlier edition was published in 1993 by Aboriginal Affairs Planning Authority in Western Australia. Distributed in the US by ISBS. Annotation ©2003 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781920731120
Publisher:
Fremantle Arts Centre Press
Publication date:
05/01/2003
Pages:
368
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 9.06(h) x (d)

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